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The Brexit debate

This post reflects on an article posted by Osmi Anannya on 4 March 2016 (The Brexit Debate) that opens up for a discussion about the coming referendum and touches upon some of the advantages and disadvantages of potentially leaving the … Continue reading

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Announcement #5: Conference on Croatia’s accession to the EU in Stockholm (11 October 2013)

On 1 July 2013 the European Union welcomed the Republic of Croatia as its twenty-eighth Member State. Croatia’s accession represents an important step in completing the construction of the EU, but also a touch stone for the Union’s enlargement policy. … Continue reading

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Tabarelli on the impact of the EU and the ECHR on parliamentary sovereign regimes

This post reviews Marco Tabarelli’s article The Influence of the EU and the ECHR on ‘Parliamentary Sovereignty Regimes’: Assessing the Impact of European Integration on the British and Swedish Judiciaries (available here) in the European Law Journal, vol. 19, issue … Continue reading

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EU accession and international disputes: Serbia’s and Kosovo’s future as member states of the Union

The dispute between Serbia and Kosovo over the northern region spurs many questions which need examination in order to determine the possibilities – or non-possibilities – for both Serbia’s and Kosovo’s future as member states of the European Union (EU). … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #14: Referendum on EU matters in the UK in 2017?

David Cameron promised yesterday that Britain will hold a referendum on whether to stay in the EU in 2017. He delivered a speech in London, stating that he is willing to re-negotiate Britain’s EU membership terms if his Conservative party … Continue reading

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EU Enlargement: Turkey and the EU – recent developments

by Richard Muhire (short version)* The accession process for Turkey to join the European Union is progressing step by step even if there are still many challenges regarding the implementation of the acquis communautaire and fulfillment of the ‘Copenhagen criteria’. … Continue reading

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EU Enlargement: Croatia and the EU – recent developments

by Marijela Kokalović (short version)* The European integration is and has always been an economic and political process, open to all European countries that are willing and prepared to take on board the full body of EU law and sign … Continue reading

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